The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 55 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 1.22% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 3.98% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +5.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.NET Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 201 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.16% 30.69% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 143 81
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +400.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Birmingham region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
4 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 27 (81.82%) CSS
4 27 (81.82%) WCF
5 26 (78.79%) Visual Studio
6 25 (75.76%) C#
7 23 (69.70%) MVC
8 21 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (60.61%) jQuery
10 19 (57.58%) LINQ
10 19 (57.58%) SQL
11 18 (54.55%) Logistics
11 18 (54.55%) Web Development
12 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (27.27%) HTML
14 8 (24.24%) IIS
15 7 (21.21%) CRM
15 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
15 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (12.12%) TDD
16 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3 (9.09%) BDD
17 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
18 2 (6.06%) JMeter
18 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 18 (54.55%) Web Developer
3 18 (54.55%) .NET Web Developer
3 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) CRM Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 27 (81.82%) CSS
3 27 (81.82%) WCF
4 21 (63.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 20 (60.61%) jQuery
6 19 (57.58%) LINQ
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.03%) HTML5
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (3.03%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.03%) RESTful
9 1 (3.03%) Web Services
9 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) Logistics
2 18 (54.55%) Web Development
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) CRM
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.03%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) UML
8 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 25 (75.76%) C#
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
1 1 (3.03%) MCAD
1 1 (3.03%) MCSD
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) CommVault
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
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